Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #40

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Wednesday, 12 March 2014 - 8:00pm

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1948 SAFED

Lot #: 71

Rarity: 7 MAY 1948 "Kol Safed" (The Voice of Safed) newspaper - the Hagana's local organ in its home made wrapper franked 3m Mandate stp (SG#91) tied by the large local pmk in Carmine dated 7 MAY 1948 locally addressed to a subscriber. The 3m was the domestic printed-matter rate justifying the use of the valid Mandate stp as the local issue had the 10m denom.; vf, the only recorded wrapper mailed during the Siege, signed Tsachor, certif Tsachor - Aloni, illust. in JSPS p. 360

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Start: $3,000 Sold For: $4,830
Lot #: 72

Printed-Matter commerc cv sent locally in Safed franked 3m Mandate stp (SG#91) tied by the large pmk in Carmine dated 8 MAY 1948; vf & properly frank 3m Mandate stp as local issue had a 10m denom.

[CV ]
Start: $450 Sold For: $1,100
Lot #: 73

10m local stp Sett II Type 6 Imperforate between stp & bottom margin tied to cv addr to Haifa by the large local pmk 14 MAY 1948 - Last Day of the sale of the stp; folded, roughly opened w/top & back flap folds, stp is vf. This is a commerc cv & Imperf varieties on these are Very Rare

[CV ]
Start: $800 Buy
Lot #: 74

CONVOY COVER Jerusalem to Safed - 12 May 1948 Registered cv from Anglo Palestine Bank in Jerusalem, "Jerusalem 4", franked 25m Jerusalem local stp addr to the Safed branch of the bank, transferred to TLV by the 1st Convoy, transit pmk TLV 18.6.1948 & HAIFA same day. Arrival M. Ha'am Safed pmk dated 20 JUNE 1948. This pmk in use 20 MAY - 25 JUNE 1948 - the only Place in Israel a Jerus Convoy cv could receive a M. Ha'am arrival pmk - 2 cvs Recorded; light soiling, f - vf & Very Rare, illust. in JSPS p. 378, certif Tsachor - Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $2,000 Sold For: $3,990
Lot #: 75

Unusual pair of cvs: M. Ha'am Incoming mail to Safed - Express family corresp. cv franked 50m M. Ha'am stp (Ba #27) tied by TLV M. Ha'am pmk, addr to "Hanna Krook - Rosh Pinna Post" - for Mount Cana'an (addressee was a soldier stationed there) on back ROSH PINNA the reintroduced Mandate pmk dated 17 MY 48; cv straightened at top, vert centerfold, light spots, fine, Rare Incoming mail to Safed, illust. in JSPS p. 370, signed Tsachor

[CV ]
Start: $700 Sold For: $1,700
Lot #: 76

Courier cv from Safed posted in TLV 16.5.1948, letter from a young Palmach woman soldier, Hanna Krook, Rosh Pinna Post for Cana'an (Mount Cana'an was the Palmach base near Safed). The cv was carried and franked by the courier in TLV w/10m M. Ha'am stp & cancelled by Israeli trilingual pmk on its FD of use 16.5.1948; vf, illust. in JSPS p. 369, this cv to her TLV family was sent about the same time that the above letter from her family was sent to her

[CV ]
Start: $300 Sold For: $1,500
Lot #: 77

THE ISRAELI POST: Rarity: Registered cv No. in Hebrew Manuscript: "Safed No. 76" in Red at top left, franked 25m Doar Ivri stps (10 & 15m) tied by the reintroduced M. Ha'am pmk in Carmine-Violet repeated twice on back (pmk in use 20 May - 26 June) & dater 3 June 1948, transit Mandate s.c. pmk ROSH PINNA 4 JU 48 & arr HAIFA 7.6.1948 Israeli trilingual pmk; light toning o/w vf & Very Rare, listed by Ben-David p. 133, signed Tsachor, certtif Tsachor - Aloni

[CV ]
Start: $2,500 Sold For: $8,400

DOAR IVRI: ESSAYS & PROOFS

Lot #: 78

ERETZ ISRAEL 5m Essay - cpl set of the 6 diff printed colors Imperforate singles: Blue, Ultra-marine, Red, Claret, Green & Dark Green on Thin White paper, letter press, stp sizes 17¾x22mms; original gum w/hinge traces & few w/light toning, fine (x6) & Very Rare, Ba ED17IV - ED22IV $3600, certif Muentz

[ESSAY ]
Start: $1,800 Sold For: $3,150
Lot #: 79

ERETZ ISRAEL 5m Essay Horizontal Imperforate pair in Ultra-marine, large margins on 3 sides, wide spacing between the stps, printed on Thin White gummed paper letter press stp sizes 17¾x22mms; original gum hinged in margin stps are u/m, scattered light toning, f - vf & Rare, Ba ED22IV - $1875 (25% premium for large margins), signed Tsachor - Aloni

[ESSAY      ]
Start: $750 Sold For: $1,300
Lot #: 80

7 COLOR TRIALS for the low values: Orange, Green, Magenta, Dark Blue, Ultra-marine & Brown all 5m denomination + 15m in Red, 5 are marginal singles; u/m, vf (x7) Utmost Rarity, see photos in 20th Anniv. publication of the WPC 1986 p. 61, only 2 sets of 6 trials recorded, signed Muentz on reverse, certif Muentz & Tsachor - Aloni

[PROOF ]
Start: $5,000 Sold For: $7,140